Nasir El-Rufai: tests positive for coronavirus

Nasir El-Rufai: tests positive for coronavirus

By Taiwo Okanlawon

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-rufai has tested positive for Coronavirus.

The governor confirmed his test result in a recorded video released on Saturday evening.

He said:

Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test. The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive.

According to the protocols for managing Covid-19, I am in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a someone that is no showing symptoms.

I wish to appeal to the people of Kaduna State to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.

It is most important that everybody should do their utmost to stay safe, stay home and stay alive.

The Deputy Governor is chairing our Covid-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time.”

El-Rufai is the second governor to test positive.

Bauchi governor, Bala Mohammed was the first.

However, Governors Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Gboyega Oyetola of Osun and Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti tested negative.